Foster’s: Bill passed to require sex abuse education

The best defense against child sex abuse is vigilance and education. This bill will help us keep children safe. Foster’s: Bill passed to require sex abuse education A bill to require school health education classes to include lessons on child abuse prevention, child sexual abuse prevention and healthy relationships passed in the New Hampshire State […]

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Senate Democrats Proud to Support NH Health Protection Program Reauthorization

Sen. Clark:  “By continuing this program, we also provide our substance abuse treatment and recovery providers with the financial stability they need to increase the amount of treatment and recovery capacity in our state. Senate Democrats are proud to stand with substance abuse professionals, health care experts, and our state’s law enforcement in supporting the reauthorization […]

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Senate Kills Fair Redistricting Reforms, Sticks with Partisan Process

Concord – Sen. David Pierce (D-Lebanon), prime sponsor of SB 425, which would have established an independent redistricting commission to take power out of the hands of politicians, released the following statement after the Senate killed SB 425 today: “The voters of New Hampshire should be choosing their legislators; legislators should not be drawing district […]

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Portsmouth Herald LTE: Rep. Becky McBeath – Stand with pregnant workers, N.H. families

Rep. Becky McBeath: “I am proud to be a co-sponsor of SB 488; a bill introduced by Sen. Martha Fuller Clark, requiring reasonable accommodations for pregnant workers. SB 488 is a bi-partisan bill whose time is long overdue for pregnant workers and their families.”  http://www.seacoastonline.com/news/20160307/st_refDomain=www.facebook.com&st_refQuery=/

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Foster’s Daily Democrat: Senate bill would ban sale of kratom herb to those under 18

This is how the legislature should work: We propose legislation, citizens make their views known through calls and our hearings, and we put together a solution that fits the problem. Thanks to everyone who contributed to this debate. Foster’s Daily Democrat: “A state Senate bill originally intended to prohibit the possession, use or sale of […]

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